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L Helianthus petiolaris var. canescens A.Gray is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Helianthus petiolaris Nutt. in the genus Helianthus (family Compositae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 01202083-7E0B-4776-9885-04E7B16F6572) with original publication details: Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(art. 5): 108 108 1852.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Helianthus canescens (A.Gray) S.Watson Synonym M TICA
Helianthus canus (Britton) Wooton & Standl. Synonym M TICA
Helianthus niveus subsp. canescens (A.Gray) Heiser Synonym L TICA
Helianthus petiolaris var. canus Britton [Illegitimate] Synonym L TICA

The species Helianthus petiolaris Nutt. has a further 9 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-2678, and has not been changed.